Research course


Keele University · Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

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Entry requirements

A candidate for the Degree of EdD should:

  • Hold a Masters Degree of this University or of another deemed equivalent; and
  • Hold that qualification normally in the general field of education, policy and/or management and/or social sciences or its equivalent in professional experience and a professionally accredited programme; and
  • Have access to email and the internet for the e-supported parts of the programme

Months of entry


Course content

This programme has been specifically designed for professionals - practitioners, policy-makers, leaders and managers, academics and teachers - at all levels of education, from early childhood through further and higher education, to lifelong learning.

Specifically the EdD aims to:

  • Promote an understanding of research evidence and methodologies relevant to professional practitioners
  • Develop a critical awareness of the policy context in which professional practice takes place
  • Enable participants to undertake a research study of relevance to their professional activities.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • EdD
    part time
    48-84 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Tracey Harrison
+44 (0) 1782 734256